D.C. United’s 16-year-old Homegrown Player Signing Griffin Yow Talks Career Progression

D.C. United’s 16-year-old forward, Griffin Yow, became the Black-and-Red’s 12th homegrown player in club history most recently.
Yow, who hails from Clifton, Virginia, joins Donovan Pines, 21, and Antonio Bustamante, 21, who both signed homegrown player contracts with D.C. United in the offseason. The Virginia native, who spent four years with D.C. United academy, was called up to the United States Youth National Team last year.
The talented 5″7 forward also started and scored his first-ever professional goal for D.C. United’s USL affiliate team, Loudoun United, last year in a 1-1 draw against Memphis 901 FC. Yow made his Loudoun United debut against Nashville SC on March 9, 2018.
D.C. United’s 12th Homegrown player in club history, Griffin Yow, recently conducted his first-ever interview as a Black-and-Red player to discuss his ever-growing development with D.C. United, his thoughts on learning under D.C. United Head Coach, Ben Olsen, coupled alongside D.C. United’s ambitions this season and much more

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